CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159286
Date first listed:
10-May-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, MAIN STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Croxdale and Hett
National Grid Reference:
NZ 26694 37647

Details

CROXDALE AND HETT MAIN STREET NZ 2637 (North side) Sunder land Bridge 16/67 Church of St. 10/5/67 Bartholomew (formerly listed in Sunderland Bridge C.P.) II Parish church. 1843-6 by George Pickering; north wall demolished and new nave and chancel added 1876-8 by C.H. Fowler. Romanesque style with Decorated Gothic additions. Squared sandstone with dressings and Welsh slate roofs. West tower; original nave (now south aisle), original chancel (now vestry/ organ chamber), added nave and chancel on north. Tower and original nave and chancel have round-arched openings of 2 orders with roll-moulded outer orders on colonnettes with scalloped capitals. 4-stage tower has clasping buttresses on lower stages, south doorway, 2-light belfry windows and parapet on corbel table. Original 3-bay nave has chamfered plinth, flat-buttressed bay divisions, sill and impost bands; single window under hoodmould in each bay; corbel table at eaves of steeply-pitched roof with coped gables. Lower, narrower original 2-bay chancel has similar details, south doorway with zigzag on outer order, paired lights in each bay, single window on buttressed east end and a steeply-pitched roof. Slightly longer and taller added nave and chancel have pointed 2- and 3-light windows, with trefoil-headed lights, similar 5-light east window and steep roofs. Interior: Original north wall replaced 1876 by 5-bay wood arcade to nave and 2-bay pointed stone arcade to chancel. Original semicircular chancel arch of 2 orders, the outer order with zigzag on responds with scalloped capitals. Added nave has arch-braced king-post roof. Added chancel has 1897 Perpendicular- style rood screen and barrel roof. Elaborate crocketed early C19 wood font cover. Some c.1876 stained glass by Clayton and Bell.

Listing NGR: NZ2669437647

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
109948
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Sep 1999
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